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How World Bank unfairly influenced its own competitiveness rankings

The World Bank's chief economist said he would recalculate national rankings of business competitiveness going back at least four years.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJan 13th, 2018

World Bank Unfairly Influenced Its Own Competitiveness Rankings

The World Bank’s chief economist said it repeatedly changed the methodology of one of its flagship economic reports over several years in ways that were unfair and misleading......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJan 12th, 2018

Will India"s rank change? WB to recalculate ease of doing business rankings

The World Bank's chief economist said he would recalculate national rankings of business competitiveness going back at least four years.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJan 14th, 2018

Revamps of World Bank"s Rankings Amplified Chile"s Slide

Chile’s ran.....»»

Category: topSource: wsjJan 18th, 2018

India reclaims its place as growth leader after short slowdown: IMF

Recently, World Bank had also projected India's growth rate in 2018 at 7.3 per cent and 7.5 per cent in the next two years.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJan 15th, 2018

Ease of doing business indicators, methodology designed on hard data: WB

The World Bank's chief economist Paul Romer told The Wall Street Journal on Friday that the organisation changed methodology of its 'doing business' rankings in ways that were unfair and misleading.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJan 14th, 2018

Trump is Creating Global Growth

Trump is Creating Global Growth For the first time in many years, the World Bank’s outlook for the global economy is better than expected rather than worse, with all regions seeing.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsJan 10th, 2018

World Bank predicts solid 3.1 percent global growth in 2018

The World Bank is predicting that the global economy will grow 3.1 percent this year, which would be its best showing in seven years......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJan 9th, 2018

Kenya"s Growth Seen at Five-Year Low Amid Political Gyrations

A long, messy election and detrimental policies will slow growth in one of Africa’s most important economies to its weakest in five years, the World Bank said......»»

Category: topSource: wsjDec 7th, 2017

UK firms "largely positive" on India, pain points stay: Report

The findings come close on the heels of a 30-place jump by India in the World Bank's Ease of Doing Business rankings.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 24th, 2017

India shall become $5 trillion economy in few years: Suresh Prabhu

Earlier this week, the American brokerage a Bank of America Merrill Lynch had said projected that India would overtake Japan to become the third largest economy in the world by 2028.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 16th, 2017

Is Powell a Good Pick as Fed Chair?

Years before he was tapped to lead the Federal Reserve, Jerome Powell brought to the world’s most powerful central bank a lesson he learned in the business world: manage or be managed.On everything from the payments system to monetary policy, he notic.....»»

Category: topSource: marketpulseNov 9th, 2017

Statsguru: Doing Business in the region

India jumps 30 positions to 100 in World Bank's ease of doing business rankings.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 5th, 2017

India to be high middle income economy by 2047: World Bank CEO

After, India moved for the first time into the top 100 of World Bank Ease of Doing Business global rankings.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 4th, 2017

Yellen firmed up economy, steered Fed away from crisis era

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen will depart as head of the world's most powerful central bank after four years, during which she has put the U.S. economy on a much firmer footing and steered monetary policy away from the crisis era......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 2nd, 2017

Capital Spending Growth: The Last Piece Of The Puzzle

It looks as if, nearly ten years on from the financial crisis, and after trillions of dollars in central bank stimulus, the world economy is finally starting to roar again. Earlier this month the Interna.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkNov 1st, 2017

Jaitley, Rahul in war of tweets

A day after India jumped 30 spots to join the top 100 rankings in the Ease of Doing Business report by the World Bank, the NDA government and the Congress on Wednesday exchanged barbs on the real inv........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineNov 1st, 2017

Ease of doing business: How did India improve its ranking to 100th spot?

India improved its rankings in six of the 10 sub-categories used by the World Bank to judge the climate of business.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 1st, 2017

Ease of doing business: How did India improve its ranking to 100th spot ?

India improved its rankings in six of the 10 sub-categories used by the World Bank to judge the climate of business.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 1st, 2017

India jumps 30 spots to 100 in World Bank"s ease of doing business rankings

Paying taxes, resolving insolvency lead the charts; starting business still a concern.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardOct 31st, 2017